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A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?

Hamit Serdar Basbug, Macit Bitargil, Kanat Ozisik.

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Abstract
The patient admitted with the signs and symptoms of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) was diagnosed and hospitalized for inferior vena cava (IVC) filter implantation preceding a pharmaco-mechanical thrombolysis. Despite the lack of a preoperative history and a radiological finding resembling an IVC filter, intraoperative fluoroscopy revealed a previously implanted permanent device.
The present case is showing that some IVC filters may be hard to be visualized preoperatively in the roentgenogram.

Key words: Venous thrombosis; inferior vena cava; vena cava filters


 
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Basbug HS, Bitargil M, Ozisik K. A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. Ulutas Med J. 2015; 1(2): 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug HS, Bitargil M, Ozisik K. A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. Ulutas Med J. 2015; 1(2): 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug HS, Bitargil M, Ozisik K. A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. Ulutas Med J. (2015), [cited November 24, 2017]; 1(2): 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug, H. S., Bitargil, M. & Ozisik, K. (2015) A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. Ulutas Med J, 1 (2), 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug, Hamit Serdar, Macit Bitargil, and Kanat Ozisik. 2015. A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 1 (2), 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug, Hamit Serdar, Macit Bitargil, and Kanat Ozisik. "A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 1 (2015), 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug, Hamit Serdar, Macit Bitargil, and Kanat Ozisik. "A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?." THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL 1.2 (2015), 44-46. Print. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925



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Basbug, H. S., Bitargil, M. & Ozisik, K. (2015) A case of invisible vena cava filter: Can intravascular implants always be identified?. THE ULUTAS MEDICAL JOURNAL, 1 (2), 44-46. doi:10.5455/umj.20150607112925








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